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Slide set: The trial of Sir Jasper (recitation: Wrench & Son, 25 slides, in/before 1889)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Frontispiece -- the Golden mean of temperance
Slide 2
'With memories black of many a bitter blow, / Dealt when the father's soul was dark with gin'
Slide 3
'Hungry and footsore, and without a bed; / Starving -- yet dare not touch the meat and bread'
Slide 4

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Slide 5
'She is not in the streets; beneath the trees, / That shade her girlhood-home, she sits'
Slide 6

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Slide 7

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Slide 8

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Slide 9

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Slide 10
'Over the lone grave of the suicide'
Slide 11
'No better men when sober: drunk none worse'
Slide 12

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Slide 13
'And let the artist draw his picture now; / Draw Farmer Jonson -- home from his own plough'
Slide 14
'They laid the dead wife on the floor'
Slide 15

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Slide 16

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Slide 17

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Slide 18
'These are the sisters, mothers, daughters, wives: / Hopeful -- yet doubtful -- all may not be spent'
Slide 19
'ENTER THE PRISON: see the good man there, / Who from the death-doomed sinner drives despair'
Slide 20

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Slide 21**
''Looking for father,' that the artist saw; / And that some guiding spirit bade him draw'
Slide 22

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Slide 23
'Where are his wife and children -- both he had? / Go ask the parish paupers -- one is mad'
Slide 24
'Full! there are many hundred children more / Who shrink and shiver round the closed door'
Slide 25
'They've said their evening hymn and prayer, and sleep, / While guardian angels watch and ward will keep'
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1891-1892

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1889)
Source of slide images

S.C. Hall, The trial of Sir Jasper: a temperance tale in verse (London: H. Virtue & Co. Ltd., 1873)

Reading or song

S.C. Hall, The trial of Sir Jasper: a temperance tale in verse (London: H. Virtue & Co. Ltd., 1873)

Related slide set

see generic title The trial of Sir Jasper (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

FAED, Thomas, R.A.  (1826-1900) – creator of source image(s), slide 3


15 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3010476

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 12 May 2024

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